„A united Europe was not achieved and we had war"
 Episode 7: Together for Europe (Establishing the Krzyżowa Foundation for European Understanding)

(...) The unification on the continent, postulated by Robert Schumann and other politicians shortly after WWII, seemed to be a complete utopia versus the Iron Curtain and Cold War.

On the 4th of June 1989 members of the Catholic Intelligence Club of Wrocław, together with friends from the USA, the Netherlands and both German states, came to Krzyżowa. Here, standing in front of the palace ruins, exactly in this place, they decided to create a European youth meeting centre. This is how the “Krzyżowa Foundation” for Mutual Understanding in Europe was created.  (...)


Project: „A united Europe was not achieved and we had war"
Episode 7: Together for Europe

Script: Dr Robert Żurek
Narrator: Aleksandra Królak-Wąsowicz
Production: Aleksandra Furtak, Katarzyna Maziej-Choińska
Cooperation: Dominik Całka, Dr Tomasz Skonieczny
Music: "Empty Moments", Grzegorz Jurczyk
Translation: Agnieszka Żegańska
Language consultation: Maciej Pliszka

Film made by the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe with the support of the European Commission's Regional Representation in Wrocław.


On the Polish website of the project, there are materials extending the topic discussed in the episode - podcasts with the participation of experts and links to sources with publications on a given topic.

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